From the daily archives: Friday, July 3, 2015

I’ve been pondering the Franklin County Republican Party’s gracious invitation for me to attend a “special announcement event” in Columbus with Ohio Gov. John Kasich on July 21.

“Dear Republican,” the email begins wrong-footedly. I can forgive them the error—I wasn’t strictly forthright about my motives for signing up for their emails, although, on the other hand, they didn’t ask. But I do appreciate invitations and I love special announcements.

I especially love invitations to special announcements when they involve Ohio Gov. John Kasich, they fall on July 21, and it’s been rumored for months that Kasich will kick off […]

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The pride of Leroy Township in Lake County, Ohio, will not be outdone by his colleague Nino Vitale’s Ohio Pastor Protection Act proposal.

State Rep. Ron Young, the Republican representing Ohio’s 61st House District, wants to make sure businesses offering public accommodations are protected in bigotry and free to discriminate against the sexual orientation of potential customers, which, unfortunately, they already are.

Young is asking colleagues to support him in proposing a Conscience Rights Protections for Businesses bill.

“The recent Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges will create unintended consequences for many Ohioans who want to follow […]

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